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This Week at Cap: Oct. 16-22

7 Things You Need To Know This Week at #CapU! Welcome to your week at CapU! Wondering what you can take part in this week to expand your knowledge...
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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

CapU animation grad wins Emmy

It was just another normal work day for CapU animation grad Justin Nichols when he found out he had won an Emmy Award. “I was by myself in my cubicle when I got a call...
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Cap in Photos: Sept. 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus life. Each gallery will feature...
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CapU welcomes a new class of students

gallery Last week, the campus was a hub of activity as CapU welcomed new students at the biggest orientation and CapU Street Party ever...
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Cap in Photos: July-Aug. 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus life. Each gallery will feature...
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Chef in Residence prepares to welcome students

CapU Residence students can expect a great dining experience when they arrive at their home away from home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Chef Andrew Chan...
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Student Union kicks off year with a bang

The Capilano Students’ Union (CSU) is bringing a new energy to student life at Capilano University. The 2017/18 academic year promises...
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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: June 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events. Each gallery will feature...
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Alumni, Changemakers

The Honorable Steven Point: An advocate for Aboriginal people

The Honorable Steven Point, a provincial court judge, former lieutenant governor of B.C. and an advocate for Aboriginal rights...
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Cap in Photos: May 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events. Each gallery will feature...
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Cap in Photos: April 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events, published on the first Monday of each month...
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Cap in Photos: March 2017

Today we introduce a new feature of Your Daily Cap! Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events...
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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap U animation grad wins Oscar for Zootopia

Capilano University grad Benson Shum has won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as part of the animation team of Disney’s Zootopia...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Business student Tom Rajaeieh dreams big

“My goal? Leading a Fortune 500 company as Chief Executive Officer.” For some business students, that is the ultimate career...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Hot Topics

Emma Postl soars at Cap U-infused Jazz Fest

Vocalist Emma Postl feels energized every time she sees Capilano University jazz instructors perform.
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Sunshine Coast campus gets shíshálh name

“Beautiful,” is how shíshálh Nation elder Anne Quinn described her Nation’s act of naming Capilano University’s Sechelt campus “kálax-ay,” on May 24, 2016.
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Meet Paul Dangerfield, Capilano U’s next president

Paul Dangerfield has had good reason to reflect upon leadership, and what makes organizations excel, over the past few months....
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Changemakers, Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Building Challenge – On now until the end of March!

Keep your eyes open for BADM 218 students in Robin Furby’s Leadership in Teams class, getting the campus community to...

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About Cap, Hot Topics

Lessons in the garden

“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

Carol Gallant: Supporting children in the classroom

You know the old adage that it’s never too late to find your true calling? Carol Gallant is living proof....

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Tourism student steps into world of luxury travel

Nanette Chan spent most of her summer on the phone. It wasn’t because she was texting friends or making weekend...

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Call for Nominations: 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence

Do you know Capilano University alumni who have made remarkable contributions to their professions or communities? Then consider nominating them...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Amanda J. Vick: Discovering Daughter Culture

Her family led the movement to reclaim traditional Gitxsan land from the Government of Canada in the famous 1997 Delgamuukw...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Jonathan Whitesell: Taking the screen by storm

gallery It was landing the lead in his sixth grade play that first sparked Jonathan Whitesell’s interest in acting.
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

DJ O-Show inspires, empowers young entrepreneurs

“When your life is almost taken, it pushes you and gives you more purpose,” says Orene Askew, recounting the moment...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Cap paralegal program sets a high bar

As a senior paralegal at one of Vancouver’s largest law firms and current vice-president of the BC Paralegal Association, Carmen Marolla knows what it takes to succeed in the legal world.
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Employee donors support student success with bursary funding

Capilano University’s Campaign for Student Success is aiming to increase the amount of general bursary funding for Cap U students.
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You’re invited to Cap U’s Garbage Gala!

Capilano U’s Waste Audit takes place on the Tuesday of Waste Reduction Week each year, meaning our 8th annual audit...

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OREC alum Brent Palmer builds green at MEC

As national facilities manager for Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), Brent Palmer lives and breathes outdoor adventure.
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Markus Pukonen: on a mission for change

Markus Pukonen has always had a taste for adventure. The former Capilano University documentary film student...
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